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Category Archive for: ‘Retirement Planning’

What is Financial Advice Worth?

financial advice

With 47 years of business and life experience to draw on and 21 of that in the financial advice business, …

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Why You Should Consider Annuities

annuities

Annuities might be the best retirement product that few Canadians buy. This is surprising as they provide guaranteed income for …

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Should We All Just Work Longer?

work longer

I came across a very interesting article posted in Think Advisor by The Centre of Retirement Research at Boston College. …

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Which is Better, TFSA or RRSP? Part 2

RRSP or TFSA

Let’s consider the pros and cons of each investment saving option to help you decide the best way to invest …

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Which is Better, TFSA or RRSP? Part 1

TFSA or RRSP

This is a much debated subject when discussing investing. Both are great saving and investing options, but they come with …

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Get Ready to Retire

retire

When people start to think about when to retire, all kind of images can come to mind. Long holidays, days …

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How Much Will You Need to Retire Comfortably?

retire comfortably

Up until recently, $1 million was considered to be the gold standard for retirement savings. These days, depending on where …

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Retirement Strategies for Seniors

retirement strategies

As we approach the end of 2017 it seems timely to review some insurance, investment and income options for seniors, …

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Will I run out of my Savings?

savings

The 4% withdrawal rate has long been the recommended withdrawal rate from investment savings for people in retirement. Based on …

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Will You Need to Work Past 65?

work past 65

Will You Need to Work Past 65? Imagine working into retirement because you thought you had to because you didn’t …

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Are Outlooks on Retirement Changing?

outlooks on retirement

Do you believe that the outlooks on retirement for future generations will be significantly different than for that of current …

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An Insured Annuity Offers Financial Security & Safety

insured annuity

Today we Canadian’s are living longer.  One of the biggest concerns that aging Canadians have is outliving their retirement savings. …

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Three Phases of Retirement

three phases of retirement

We tend to think of retirement as one continuous lifetime event. After forty or so years of working, we have …

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Canadians are Unprepared for Retirement! Are You?

unprepared for retirement

I am very concerned about the findings of the most recent financial wellness survey published by Manulife Financial. Canadians are …

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Tips to Make Your Retirement Funds Last

retirement

As ever larger numbers of the boomer generation start to retire, fixed income options, once the staple of retirement cash-flow …

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Make Charitable Gifting One of Your 2017 Resolutions

charitable gifting

Here’s a good New Year’s Resolution, why not consider charitable gifting to help those less fortunate, both here at home …

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Important Budget Tips for Retirement

budget

When developing a retirement budget, anticipating every expense one might face can be difficult, as it’s easy to underestimate how …

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Good & Bad Reasons for Leveraging Home Equity

home equity

For many of us, our home is our most valuable asset. So it’s no wonder some might consider that any …

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Dealing With The Retirement Conundrum!

Fall Walk

Often the hardest decisions people face when it come to saving for retirement is deciding what they want to do …

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What is Financial Planning?

financial planning

The financial planning process is built around five key planning areas depending on the stage of life a person has …

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